, Mack Brown, center, is introduced by University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, as the school's new NCAA college football coach during a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. Brown spent 10 seasons at UNC from 1988-97 before leaving for Texas. He left there in 2013 and has been in broadcasting in the years since. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)
28 of November 2018 18:19:20
From Mack Brown to Neal Brown, college football's silly season of coaching moves is cranking up.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss the comings and goings of coaches. Mack Brown was a surprising hire at North Carolina. With Les Miles going to Kansas, that's two 60-somethings getting back in the game. Staples questions both moves, when the trend has been toward hiring 30-somethings like Troy's Neal Brown.
Also, heading into championship weekend the College Football Playoff has come down to a few possibilities. Oklahoma holds an edge or Ohio State but the Southeastern Conference could bump out both the Sooners and Buckeyes. If that happens, could it lead to playoff expansion?
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